Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 24th, 2000
M.P. Carlos and colleagues reported their work at Immunology 2000, the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Association of Immunologists and the Clinical Immunological Society, held in Seattle, Washington. Describing the nature of the hepatitis C virus, Carlos et al. said, "Upon entry into its host, HCV undergoes a high rate of mutation resulting in marked sequence variation between isolates. These mutants account for the HCV persistence seen in infected...
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